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Who says things don’t change in York, Pa.?

There’s a lot going on in this York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News file photo of the old Stone Container/Smurfit Stone site. York College of Pennsylvania has acquired the former mill buildings, upper right, and rehabbed at least one of them. One of them, the old Philip King house, has been in the eye of preservationists who fear its demise. The Penn Street bridge is in the spotlight because it symbolically and physically connects YCP’s expanding campus and the city. The Codorus Homes, York’s first public housing units along the Codorus at the left edge of the bridge in this photo, face demolition. The greenway along the creek will thus be extended. New public housing has gone up nearby on former Helen Thackston Park land. Who says things don’t change in York, Pa.

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York’s Penn Street Bridge: One spot says a lot

The Penn Street Bridge connects the expanding York College of Pennsylvania campus with the City of York. So some in the city are seeing the importance of shoring up the neighborhood that welcomes students as they walk, drive or bike into the city. Check out this YCP map and see how the middle part of campus is bulging northward into the city.

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York’s 200-year-old Philip King House: ‘Its life still appears to be strong’

York College of Pennsylvania has plans for the 200-year-old Philip King House on the bank of the Codorus Creek.

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Women’s Club of York opens its beautiful building to the public: Linked in to history, Nov. 29, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers an upcoming Women’s Club of York event, the Journal of York County Heritage, how to learn about the Hex Murder and a new book about York College of Pennsylvania.

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Bruce Springsteen played York College of Pennsylvania before he became ‘The Boss’

Bruce Springsteen played York College of Pennsylvania before he was known as The Boss.

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Part II: King’s Mill building wins award; Philip King mansion could become public safety building

This aerial photograph shows the Smurfit-Stone site along the Codorus Creek in York, Pa., when York College of Pennsylvania purchased it in 2009. About five years earlier, the site was under consideration for construction of a stadium for professional baseball. … Continue reading

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